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Unformatted text preview: 0 0 1.05 0.90 Corresponding price vector (ps) = ( 1 1 0 0 0 0 ) ii) p_atom = ps * inv (Q) p_atom = ( 0.3571 0.5952 0.1276 0.2126 0.2126 0.3543) iii) Assuming that I have purchased the European call option, iv) We can price the option by constructing a portfolio of elemental payment combinations that generates the same vector c. It follows from the noarbitrage condition (as well as LOP) that the replicating portfolio and option should have the same price. In fact, once we have calculated the atomic price vector, it is not even necessary to construct a replicating portfolio. The arbitragefree price of the option can be calculated directly by simply multiplying the atomic price vector by the timestate vector, c, implied by the option (assuming it is exercised optimally). Call = ( 0 0 0.64 0.12 0.12 0) P call= p_atom * call p_call = 0.1327 v) Assuming that I have purchased the European put option vi) Call= (0 0 0 0 0 0.24) P call= p_atom * call p_call = 0.0850...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course ECON 3107 taught by Professor Valentyn during the Three '11 term at University of New South Wales.
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